Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Proposition 7 Approval

    The approval of Proposition 7 by Texas voters is further evidence that transportation is an essential priority for citizens of the state. The overwhelming majority, more than 80 percent of votes cast in support of…

  • Update On State Sales Tax Revenue

    Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $731.7 million in local sales tax allocations for November, 1.2 percent more than in November 2014. These allocations…

  • Congressman Brady Comments On More Texas Counties In Non-Attainment Areas

    Obama and the EPA are at it again. Congressman Kevin Brady reports, “By changing national air standards without congress’s approval, the Obama White House and the EPA put more Texas counties in the Ozone Non-Attainment…

  • Sen. Cornyn Comments On Criminal Justice Reform

    Our senator from Texas, John Cornyn, this week addressed reporters in regard to recent efforts to move forward on Criminal Justice reforms . . . .   Senator Cornyn added, “Hopefully, after we get through…

  • Immigration Event At SHSU

    An estimated 11 million people reside in the U.S. illegally and more than 1.6 million of those inhabit Texas alone. With numbers like these, there is no doubt that immigration is an issue that personally…

  • Senator Cruz Comments On “Sanctuary Cities” Issues

    On Tuesday, Senate Democrats blocked a bill that would crack down on sanctuary cities. Our Senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, addressed the U-S Senate on issues with Sanctuary Cities in America. In his speech he…

  • Main Street Program Looking For Volunteers

    Huntsville, Texas is a city which has always been aided by a lot of volunteer support. Main Street Coordinator Lindsay Lauher fills us in on another way you can help . . . .  …

  • Forest Service Offering Temporary Jobs To Qualified Veterans

    The U.S. Forest Service is seeking qualified veterans for paid training in prescribed burns and wildland fire suppression for temporary positions. Veterans selected for the eight-week program must be 18 years or older with an…

  • Private Sector Jobs Added In Texas

    The State of Texas added 14,300 private sector jobs during the month of September, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report. The ADP Regional Employment Report measures the change in regional and state non-farm private…

  • Senator Cornyn Comments on Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

    This Week Senate Democrats refused to let a vote on a 20-week abortion ban go forward. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act failed 54-42. The Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, needed 60 votes to moved ahead…